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Social Services & Welfare

  • To Protect and To Serveby

    Springer New York 2009; US$ 89.99

    It provides the first comprehensive assessment of the role of the police in homeland security functions, the effectiveness of strategies, the impacts of homeland security threats on police organization, and on the relationships between police and community The authors include some of the best known scholars in policing and in the area of policing... more...

  • Igniting the Power of Communityby

    Springer New York 2009; US$ 189.00

    Igniting the Power of Community: The Role of CBOs and NGOs in Global Public Health introduces readers to the pursuit and potential of community-based organizations and nongovernmental organizations to transform global public health. At a time of unprecedented challenges, economic crises, social inequalities, environmental stressors, emerging health... more...

  • Handbook of Family Policies Across the Globeby

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 89.99

    Presents an in-depth overview of existing family policies in many countries around the world Discusses the importance of developing and implementing evidenced-based family policies Reviews the impact of socio-historic, political, and economic context on each country?s family policy making process Offers examples of best practices and challenges... more...

  • Reforms in Long-Term Care Policies in Europeby

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 179.00

    Combines case studies from different schools of welfare thought in Europe (the Anglo-Saxon model, the Scandinavian model, the Continental model, and the Southern European model)  Includes a full description of all the main advances in long term care in Europe in the past 20 years Synthesizes the case studies to draw implications on the evolving... more...

  • The Crime Factoryby Officer 'A'

    Mainstream Publishing 2012; US$ 15.98

    Welcome to the Criminal Investigation Department, aka the Crime Factory. Where the cops take and sell drugs (or steal them from the police storeroom), where they fit up, 'verbal' and harrass criminals, fight each other, drink-drive, abuse search warrants, have sex with sources, stab one another in the back (metaphorically), put each... more...

  • Western Spectacle of Governance and the Emergence of Humanitarian World Politicsby Mika Aaltola

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 110.00

    Humanitarianism has arguably become the key frame through which multifarious actors of world evaluate each other legitimacy and determinate their roles in the current world. Moreover, this new "humanitarian paradigm" has become an essential expression of what is meant by international community and contemporary world order behind it. The book examines... more...

  • Reforming Medicareby Henry J. Aaron; Jeanne M. Lambrew

    Brookings Institution Press 2008; US$ 29.99

    Everyone agrees on the need to reform Medicare but not on how to do it. Some argue the program is too comprehensive, others that it is not comprehensive enough. Some suggest it pays too much for health care, others, too little. Meanwhile, the financial stakes continue to mount. Medicare spending exceeded $400 billion in 2007, making it more expensive... more...

  • Can We Say No?by Henry J. Aaron; William B. Schwartz; Melissa Cox

    Brookings Institution Press 2005; US$ 19.95

    "Examines the use of rationing as a means to curb health care spending, using the experience of Great Britain to highlight the promises and pitfalls of this approach"--Provided by publisher. more...

  • Juridification and Social Citizenship in the Welfare Stateby H. S. Aasen; S. Gloppen; A. M. Magnussen

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    The concept of juridification refers to a diverse set of processes involving shifts towards more detailed legal regulation, regulations of new areas, and conflicts and problems increasingly being framed in legal and rights-oriented terms. This timely book questions the impact international and national regulations have upon vulnerable groups (the unemployed,... more...

  • ITAG (Interactive Terchnologies and Games)by Chris Abbott

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 199.00

    This issue contains a fascinating group of papers linked to the ITAG conference, held each year in Nottingham. The Interactive Technologies and Games Conference (ITAG) is now in its seventh year. Held annually at Nottingham Trent University in partnership with GameCity, the conference aims to showcase and disseminate research outcomes and usable, accessible... more...